The Maristes Valldemia school , is located in Mataró, Province of Barcelona - Catalonia . It is a catholic school run by Marist Brothers, and dedicated to Our Lady the Virgin of the Candle. The ownership is held by Fundació Champagnat, Fundació Privada.
The school was founded in 1855 by three Piarists related persons: the priest Hermenegild Coll i Valldemia, Pelegrí Ferrer and Ramon Cuspinera. Its first naming was «Colegio de Cataluña», and was located at the land of the masia of Can Miralpeix. The school had the objective to provide a modern and Christian education. Beyond 1858 was known as «Col·legi de Valldemia» or «Colegio de Valldemia» . In 1888 was given to the Marist Brothers to run it, till nowadays. From 2012 the official name is "Maristes Valldemia".
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